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Jul 29, 2015 06:00 AM ET
Lithium has been detected in stellar material blasting away from an exploding star, possibly revealing the source of the basic element in young stars, thereby solving a mystery that has perplexed astronomers for decades.
Jul 27, 2015 03:50 PM ET
The most dense galaxies known to exist in our universe have been discovered by 2 undergraduate students while looking through years of archival data.
Jul 23, 2015 09:00 PM ET
Thursday was a red letter day for exoplanet astronomers -- it was the day that marked the announcement of the discovery of Kepler-452b, an alien world that possesses more Earth-like traits than any exoplanet discovered before it.
Jul 22, 2015 06:28 PM ET
As spotted by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, a binary star system 7,500 light-years away has undergone a violent stellar wrecking ball event.
Jul 21, 2015 06:13 PM ET
You'd be forgiven for thinking that the only dwarf planet news right now is on Pluto, but Pluto isn't the only small world with interesting stuff going on.
Jul 21, 2015 03:20 PM ET
NASA's New Horizons mission was able to image Pluto moons Nix and Hydra, revealing possible craters and varying surface composition.
Jul 20, 2015 01:09 PM ET
On Monday, famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking announced the launch of a new $100 million effort to track down an alien civilization within the next decade.
Jul 20, 2015 05:30 PM ET
Not only has NASA’s New Horizons mission confirmed that Pluto has an extended atmosphere, after its historic flyby on July 14, the spacecraft observed a “cavity” in the solar wind, revealing a long plasma tail reminiscent of a comet’s ion tail.
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